(800) 845-3959  VisitLEX.COM 17 16 2017 LEXINGTON VISITORS GUIDE Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling Company Continuing a tradition established in 1794 by the Lexington Brewing Company, this facility features a brew- ery tour, a distillery tour and a gift shop. 401 Cross Street (859) 255-2337 kentuckyale.com American Saddlebred Museum At the Kentucky Horse Park. Showcases Kentucky’s native breed of horse. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closes at 5 p.m. the remainder of the season. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays, November to mid-March. 4083 Iron Works Parkway (859) 259-2746 asbmuseum.org The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky An impressive permanent collection is augmented by special traveling exhibits. Open Tuesdays through Sundays. Free parking on Patterson Street. 116 Singletary Center (859) 257-5716 finearts.uky.edu Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate Home of famous 19th- century statesman Henry Clay on a beautiful 17- acre wooded estate near downtown. Seasonal outdoor café. Hours and days vary seasonally. Closed January and February. 120 Sycamore Road (859) 266-8581 henryclay.org Aviation Museum of Kentucky Features restored historic aircraft; aviation artifacts and equipment; interactive displays; gift shop. Open year-round. Days and hours vary seasonally. Behind Bluegrass Airport. 4029 Airport Road (859) 231-1219 aviationky.org Barrel House Distilling Co. In the historic Distillery District. Tours and tastings Wednesday through Sunday. Gift shop. 1200 Manchester Street (859) 259-0159 (859) 278-4846 barrelhousedistillery.com Bluegrass Distillers Craft bourbon tours highlight the science of distilling, the art of tasting and the history of distilling in Lexington and include a souvenir cocktail glass. 501 West Sixth Street (859) 253-4490 bluegrassdistillers.com Downtown Arts Center Contemporary black box theater with rehearsal, meeting, office and art exhibition spaces. 141 East Main Street (859) 425-2550 lexingtonky.gov/dac Explorium of Lexington A children’s museum with two floors of hands-on exhibits on dinosaurs,bubbles,the moon and more. Open year-round. Closed on Mondays during the school year. 440 West Short Street (859) 258-3253 explorium.com Farmers’ Markets Lexington has numerous colorful markets downtown and at several locations around the city. Fruits and vegetables, herbs, flowers, jams and jellies, honey, Kentucky specialties and more. (859) 608-2655 (859) 278-4846 Grimes Mill Winery The owners looked to their Italian heritage when re- purposing this tobacco farm. Open for tastings Thursday through Sunday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. 6707 Grimes Mill Road (859) 543-9691 grimesmillwinery.com Headley-Whitney Museum Features a fascinating and diverse collection of decorative arts objects. Open 10 a.m.to 5 p.m.Wednesday through Friday;noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 4435 Old Frankfort Pike (859) 255-6653 headley-whitney.org Horse Farm Tours It takes advance planning, but there are lots of ways to get on some of Lexington’s most famous horse farms, from daily van tours to private guides. Call the Lexington Visitors Center or see VisitLEX.com. 401 West Main Street (859) 233-7299 (800) 845-3959 VisitLEX.com Horseback Riding Within easy driving distance of downtown. Call for reservations. Kentucky Horse Park (859) 233-4303 Whispering Woods in Georgetown (502) 570-9663 Big Red Riding Stables in Harrodsburg (859) 734-3118 Deer Run Stables near Richmond (615) 268-9960 Kenridge Farm near Paris (859) 321-7783 Hunt-Morgan House Federal-style house built in 1814 by John Wesley Hunt, the first millionaire west of the Alleghenies. Open April through November. Tours given on the hour; call for days and hours. 201 North Mill Street (859) 253-0362 bluegrasstrust.org The Arboretum Expansive arboretum features a variety of native trees, gardens and walking/ jogging paths. Open year- round, dawn to dusk. 500 Alumni Drive (859) 257-6955 ca.uky.edu/arboretum ArtsPlace Home of LexArts, the city’s arts and cultural council. Multipurpose arts center with performance spaces, dance studios, a gallery showcasing the works of Central Kentucky artists and office space for arts organizations. 161 North Mill Street (859) 255-2951 lexarts.org LEXINGTON ATTRACTIONS Lane’s End Farm The Arboretum American Saddlebred Museum Handicap Access Limited Handicap Access Whether you are here for the horses, our historic sites, family fun or scenic beauty, Lexington delivers! This is just a sampling of things to see and do in the Horse Capital of the World. Be sure to double-check days and hours of operation before making your travel plans. For even more attractions, go online at VisitLEX.com. LEXINGTON ATTRACTIONS SECTION TITLE LEXINGTON ATTRACTIONS